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Eugene "Gene" Wasmer

August 13, 1928 November 6, 2018
Eugene "Gene" Wasmer
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Obituary for Eugene "Gene" Wasmer

Eugene “Gene” Wasmer
Of Arlington Heights

Eugene “Gene” Wasmer was born on August 13, 1928 in Murphysboro, IL to Henry and Anna Marie (nee Grimes) Wasmer. He passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Lindenhurst.

Mr. Wasmer worked for GARD, a research company in Niles for 34 years prior to his retirement. He was a graphic designer and art director. Gene was an outdoor enthusiast and accomplished artist, devoting much of his time to the photographing, painting and woodcarving of birds and animals. He enjoyed fishing, music, art, golf, traveling, and winter in Florida. Gene was an active member of Ducks Unlimited, devoting time and energies in raising awareness and funds for wildlife conservation.

He was a radio operator in the Army during the occupation of Germany after WWII and he also served in the Air Force in Alaska during the Korean War.

Gene is survived by his wife, Janice (nee Rosenmeier); daughters, Mary (Michael) Kay, Susan (Michael) Rohl, Linda Bauer; grandchildren, Alyssa and Jonathan Kay, Derrick and Madeline Rohl, Grant and Andrew Bauer; as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Mary (Vincent) Genovese, Charles, William, Frederick, and Henry (Ruth Mary) Wasmer.

Visitation from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, November 9, 2018 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Prayers at the funeral home on Saturday November 10, 2018, at 10:15 am proceeding to Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 440 S. Mitchell Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 for Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Interment at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

9

Nov

4:00 PM 11/9/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Prayers

Saturday

10

Nov

10:15 AM 11/10/2018 10:15:00 AM - 10:25 AM 11/10/2018 10:25:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

10

Nov

11:00 AM 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery Final Resting Place

1185 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

1185 W. Algonquin Road Palatine 60067 IL
United States
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